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Canopies to welcome passengers


Aesthetically built canopies will protect passengers arriving at Chennai airport as they wait for taxis at the pick-up point and also provide a sight for sore eyes.

The tensile fabric canopies, which

Apex court mulling total ban on plastic

The Supreme Court on Monday said it would consider whether to completely ban the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment.

An apex court bench headed by Justice G.S. Singhvi sai

Brahmapuram plant pollutes Kadambrayar

The summer showers that have cooled the city have also triggered pollution of the river Kadambrayar, a major freshwater source of the district , from the leachate of the defunct Brahmapuram solid was

Deep borewells bad for environment: geologists

With severe shortage of water, people are resorting to digging deeper borewells. Geologists warn that deeper borewells will damage the water table. The terrain in Hyderabad is mostly rocky be

Ambattur suffers political neglect


The residents of Ambattur, already reeling under sewer overflow, also suffer sleepless nights owing to the mosquito menace and the stench from stagnant garbage that hits them hard. But the councillors

US ship crew cleans Mudichur lake


It was a different outing for the 42 marines of the US Navy who landed up in Chennai.

What started as a fun activity turned into a full-fledged civic exercise along with volunteers of Enviromentalist

Money to grow on trees in Kerala


Chase the passion for growing trees on your compound and collect cash incentives from the forest department.

The department has decided to offer incentives to homesteads planting trees on their priva

Snack packs are non-recyclable

The shining metal-coated packs used to store food products, which we use and discard every day, come with an environmental problem since they cannot be recycled, say experts.

While composite material

No ‘park’ing here


For Bengalureans who are already stressed due to hectic work schedules and nerve-wracking
traffic, a little time spent in the neighbourhood park could work wonders. But more often than not, these par

Vote for green city


The Mangalavanam bird sanctuary and its surrounding areas may soon be declared an ecologically sensitive zone.

The environment advisory committee chaired by Hibi Eden MLA, which met on Monday, passed

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